Lake Central High School



Lake Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 846
10 802
11 816
12 817

Lake Central High School is a public high school of the Lake Central School Corporation located in St. John, IN. It has 3,281 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lake Central High School is the 6th largest public high school in Indiana and the 133rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.6 to 1.

Total Students: 3,281
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 139

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Lake Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,698
(52%)
1,698
(52%)
 Female 1,583
(48%)
1,583
(48%)

Lake Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 2,441
(74%)
2,441
(74%)
 Hispanic 407
(12%)
407
(12%)
 Black 191
(6%)
191
(6%)
 Two or More 128
(4%)
128
(4%)
 Asian 96
(3%)
96
(3%)
 American Indian 18
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lake Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,709
(83%)
2,709
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 445
(14%)
445
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 127
(4%)
127
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lake Central High School is ranked 76th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lake Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lake Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2859
2006 2940
2007 3000
2008 3076
2009 3087
2010 3225
2011 3237
2012 3281

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 N/A
2007 19.6
2008 19.9
2009 19.6
2010 19.5
2011 21.1
2012 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.080797481636936
2006 0.08843537414966
2007 0.086666666666667
2008 0.1128088426528
2009 0.13475866537091
2010 0.14945736434109
2011 0.1587890021625
2012 0.17433709234989

Compare Lake Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.4%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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St. John, IN
Public 09 - 12 3,281 23.6:1  
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